How I Instantly, Painlessly Dropped 7 Pounds On The Mirrorless Diet!

Guffaw! I never thought I’d write a headline like that. BUTT… you asked. I listened.

I’ll keep it short (mark this day on your calendar!).

Hey, You Asked!

You asked: “Would you show a side-by-side comparison of your DSLR vs. Mirrorless set up so we can see the difference?”

I answered: “Why sure!” So.. here it is:

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Color or Monochrome?

Plan A, Hijacked

I was heading elsewhere this day; intending to shoot sunset (if there was one) at another location. But when I looked over and espied this scene, all other plans went out the proverbial window! I love matching reflections… strong cloud formations… and an almost surreal/abstract arrangement of elements when they happen naturally. It’s magic! (and this day, certainly one of my daily miracles. Especially since the west hasn’t even SEEN clouds for months!)

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HDR? Or not HDR?

I was talking about HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography the other day. That was here. But with so many innovations and new ideas around post-processing photos these days, even the definition of the term – and ability to know one when you see one – keeps changing! I find it fascinating, because of how it challenges our perceptions. Originally, an HDR photo was one created from a few to several auto-bracketed images, in graduating levels of brightness. Thus, covering the gamut from darkest to lightest tones. By that definition, this is a 7-exposure HDR photo (and was an awesome little house we saw in New Zealand. Can you say “hobbit?” heehee):

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